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Andrea Scherney

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Andrea Scherney

Andrea Scherney is a Paralympic athlete from Austria competing the F44 classification for single below-knee amputees.

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She has competed in four Paralympic Games, starting in 1996 in Atlanta, United States continuing through 2000 in Sydney, Australia and 2004 in Athens, Greece as well as the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing China. She has competed in various events at each and has always won at least one medal, gold in the javelin for F42-44/46 in 1996, long jump for F44/46 in 2004 and for F44 in 2008 and silvers in both the F44 shot putt and javelin in 2000.

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She holds the world record in the P44 pentathlon, an event combining long jump, shot put, 100m sprint, discus and 400m run.

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